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Open Enrollment

The Division of State Group Insurance announces that Open Enrollment for the 2024 plan year begins on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time and ends on Friday, November 3, 2023, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time. If you are eligible for benefits through the State Group Insurance Program, this is your once-a-year window to change your benefits plans outside qualifying status change events.

Be sure all changes are correct, including adding eligible dependents and removing ineligible dependents. Please remember all changes made during Open Enrollment take effect on January 1, 2024. You must also provide dependent eligibility verification for any new dependents that are added to your plans.

What's New for 2024? resource center

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Plan Changes
Pharmacy Benefits Manager
Health Savings Account (HSA) Contributions and Coverage Limits
Dental Plan Rate Decrease
Cigna Hospital Supplemental Plans
Medicare Advantage Pharmacy Drug (MAPD)
Medicare for Disability

Eligibility Notifications

People First will notify eligible members of the Open Enrollment opportunity using various methods, including:

Benefits statements

  • Will be mailed to the address on file as of 6 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, September 29, 2023
  • Will be available online starting Monday, October 2, 2023
Emails – Eligible members will receive several emails regarding OE as follows:
  • Open Enrollment is coming – on October 9, 2023
  • Open Enrollment is here – October 16, 2023
  • Open Enrollment Reminder emails – only sent to members who have not completed their OE elections
  • Reminder – October 23, 2023
  • Final Reminder – October 30, 2023

Webinar Series

The Open Enrollment webinar series for those vendors sharing 2023 virtual highlights are available through YouTube.

The Enrollment Process

To access Open Enrollment, you will log into your People First portal. A short video and written step-by-step instructions are available if needed. If you have questions about the enrollment process, please call the People First Service Center at 866-663-4735.